2021-01-12

The Chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee delivers a New Year’s speech, once again expressing his determination to host the Olympics

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China News Service, January 12, according to Kyodo News Agency of Japan, on the 12th, Yoshiro Mori, chairman of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee, delivered a New Year’s address to employees. Although the global new crown epidemic continues to be severe, Yoshiro Mori once again expressed his determination to host the Olympics.

Yoshiro Mori said: “If there is a little hesitation in my heart, it will affect everything. I will calmly proceed as planned (Olympic work).”

He also called: “Even if It is a long night, and dawn will come. Let us unite and strive to break through this greatest difficulty.”

The Chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee delivers a New Year’s speech, once again expressing his determination to host the Olympics

The picture shows a lady walking through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics poster.

Secretary-General Toshiro Muto said: “It’s not about asking what will happen to the Olympics, but thinking about how to host the Olympics under such circumstances. This is our mission.”

Due to the new crown epidemic Outbreak, Japan’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed to 2021. The situation of the new crown epidemic in Japan has recently taken a turn for the worse, with confirmed cases setting a record. The deterioration of the epidemic situation has brought a severe test to the Tokyo Olympics. According to the plan formulated by the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee at the end of 2020, the Olympic test competition will restart on March 4, 2021.

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga previously stated that he is determined to host the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2021 despite the severe situation of the new crown pneumonia epidemic in Japan.